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PATROL SQUADRON 56

(VP-56)

DRAGONS

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VP-56 Deployments - Major Events

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Month Year to Month Year Deployment / Event
SEP 1956 - NOV 1956 Mediterranean
OCT 1962 - OCT 1962 5 Plane detachment to GITMO Cuba
OCT 1964 - APR 1965 North Atlantic
MAY 1966 - NOV 1966 Sigonella Sicily and Souda Bay Crete
JAN 1967 - JUL 1967 Last deployment of a P2V sqd. Rota Spain 1967
NOV 1970 - MAR 1971 Keflavik Iceland
MAR 1973 - SEP 1973 Iceland
OCT 1974 - APR 1975 Sunny Sig
JAN 1976 - APR 1977 Blue Nose - Artic Circle
OCT 1976 - APR 1977 Mediterranean
JAN 1977 - JUN 1977 Mediterranean
APR 1978 - SEP 1978 North Atlantic
MAR 1987 - JUN 1991 UNITAS

VP-56 General Specifications